978-0-19-853936-0 / 0198539363

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Pub. Date:1999. The Nine Chapters on the Mathematical Art is a classic text: the most important mathematical source in China during the past 2000 years. and comparable in significance to Euclids Elements in the West. This volume contains the first complete English translation of the Nine Chapters. together with two commentaries written in the 3rd century (by Liu Hui) and 7th century AD. and a further commentary by the translators.The Nine Chapters contains 246 problems and their solutions. which fall into nine categories that are firmly based on practical needs. There are methods for solving problems in areas such as land measurement. construction. agriculture. commerce. and taxation. The Chinese commentators provided the algorithms needed to solve the problems. and explanations of how the algorithms work. The translators commentary provides clear and accessible background m...

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